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If you have access to bootloader (fastboot), do the following: Unlock the bootloaderGeneral command:fastboot oem unlock (Not sure for your phone) Flash a custom recovery: CWMUse the command: fastboot flash recovery *recovery_name*.img Download and Flash this stock ROM from CWM: CWM Backup (Source: https://www.facebook.com/htc626gplusdev)
The problem your device is having is that it can't protect an area of memory. This causes ART (the Android Run Time, the system that runs regular Android apps) to crash, rendering your device unbootable. If you haven't modified your ROM before the update (for example by rooting it, or installing a custom kernel), this was probably a bad update from HTC or ...
Ok fixed the problem by installing firmware from sammobile.com. The Odin flash failed at the hidden.img, but I could recover the thing by running the instructions here: http://www.s4miniarchive.com/2014/07/solution-what-to-do-when-odin-fails-at-hidden.img.ext4.html And I have my wifi back but lost root (but that's not a big deal).
If you have access to a custom recovery, just flash any ROM for Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 If your phone doesn't even boot, try flashing the stock image using ODIN. This might help: [HOW-TO] Unbrick Galaxy Tab 3 10.1
Battery Check Visual Inspection If the battery of your phone is removable, simply take it out with caution (after turning the phone off, of course) and look for symptoms like bulging, corrosion near the metal terminals, and green or white-ish stains Spin test Your battery shouldn't spin like this Battery diagnostics Try entering the code *#*#4636#*#* ...
As far as I know, your device is not that hard bricked, that you can't boot into the bootloader (fastboot mode). so at every time you should be able to install a custom recovery via fastboot flash recovery recovery.img. if you are in recovery mode with a working recovery, you can do a factory reset (reflash the system, root,... partitions from a protected ...
I had a similar problem a few years ago with my old HTC EVO 3D which was also running cyanogenmod at this time. I tried flashing different roms and kernels but the problem was persistent. Because my battery was empty as yours is at the moment, I charged it by cutting a USB Cable and applying "+" and "-" to the battery directly. It looked really bad to be ...
Ok here's what you need to do: 1) First follow this guide to erase evrything on your tab http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2610757 for this you would need latest odin, find it online or use the version given in thread. You also need a pit file and stock rom for your device. a) Pit file: Use the SM-T700 pit file from here ...
Assuming you have the wifi-variant of the tablet. Download the stock firmware from here. This file can be flashed via Odin when you're in Download-Mode. From there on you can restart your process of flashing TWRP and then the new ROM.
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